I get where you're coming from VicPark, and I almost entirely agree.
My problem is that, from an entirely mercenary and clinical viewpoint, we need the majority of people to be self-sufficient in their old age. And this discussion points out a pretty big gap (aka SAHP) that will end up being filled by old-age pensions. So... funded by the government anyway.
Most families aren't wealthy will lots of super from voluntary contributions. The average joe is struggling to pay their mortgage and put the kids thru school.
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They can hope all they like, however, lots of women will not have enough super when they are elderly because they took time off to care for children.
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